By Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, Barry L. Beyerstein
50 nice Myths of renowned Psychology makes use of renowned myths as a car for supporting scholars and laypersons to differentiate technological know-how from pseudoscience.
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From the Hittites, for example, who had ruled until the thirteenth century on the Anatolian plateau and display resemblances to the peoples across the Aegean (page 82), we have a tolerably preserved account of the siege of Urshu (somewhere in northern Syria) by their army; while the epics of Ugarit, in the same area, tell of a siege of Udum (page 44). " 7 According to one convenient definition of terms, this makes his story a legend (that is to say a story based, however remotely, on historical fact), as opposed to a myth which has no basis of fact at all.
Yet Achilles is not only more ferocious, but also more tragic. 15 Like the Sumerian hero Gilgamesh, and Keret of Syro-Phoenician Ugarit (page 4 4 ) , he is partly of divine extraction, and yet he, again like them, is THE WRATH OF ACHILLES 37 fated to die. This is the classic tragedy of man's futile quest to overcome death, a theme on which many Greek myths were to brood. Achilles embodies the qualities which most men would like to have. He possesses in extreme degree all the virtues and faults of the hero, and these are the cause of all that happens.
That is to say, they may have been the Dorians, who passed through the Balkans into northern Greece (c. 1150-1100), pushing before them earlier Greek arrivals (Aeolians and Ionians) who thus became the migrants to Asia Minor to whom reference has just been made. " At least material prosperity was smaller, and communications were fewer; though the break may not have been so complete as was supposed. " Or is it only our knowledge that is dark? That is a question that archaeologists are trying to answer.